11 Days: Untamed Tanzania with Kenya

11 Days: Untamed Tanzania with Kenya

Aberdare | Nyahururu | Lake Elementaita| Masai Mara | Nairobi | Ngorongoro | Serengeti | Lake Manyara
Description

This 11-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Africa. We begin our journey in Aberdare and ends in Lake Manyara. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 nt at Aberdare Country Club or similar in Aberdare.
1 nt at Panari Resort or similar in Nyahururu.
1 nt at Lake Elementaita Sentrim or similar in Lake Elementaita.
2 nts at Mara Simba Lodge or similar in Masai Mara.
1 nt at Royal Azure or similar in Nairobi.
1 nt at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or similar in Ngorongoro.
2 nts at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or similar in Serengeti.
1 nt at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or similar in Lake Manyara.

Meals
  • Enjoy American Buffet Breakfast every day
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Eggs, Fruits, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian/Local Lunches and Dinners at Indian Restaurants/
    At the Lodges.
Itinerary
Day 1: ABERDARE (D)

Jambo!!! Welcome to Kenya. On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, you will board our safari van to drive to Aberdare (one group transfer). Overnight in Aberdare.

Day 2: NYAHURURU (B, L, D)

This morning you are driven to the Solio Ranch, a privately owned wildlife conservancy, geared toward rhino conservation. Here there is a good chance of your spotting these huge beasts. Later you proceed towards Nayhururu to view the Thompson Falls, a scenic 74 m. (243 ft) waterfall on the Ewaso Ng’iro river, named after fur trapper David Thompson. Upstream from the falls is one of the highest hippo pools in Kenya. Overnight in Nyahururu.

Day 3: LAKE ELEMENTAITA (B, L, D)

Early this morning you will be driven to Lake Elementaita, a shallow soda lake in the Great Rift Valley, which is home to pelicans, storks and flamingos. Overnight in Lake Elmentaita.

Day 4: MASAI MARA (B, L, D)

Today you will visit the famous Masai Mara National Reserve, a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya. Further on you will see people of the Masai tribes, almost completely unaffected by modern civilization. During an afternoon game drive inside Masai Mara National Reserve you have good chances of seeing some of the wildlife that this Reserve is famous for – lions, elephants, cheetahs and leopards, as well as gazelles, antelopes and a variety of birds. Overnight in Masai Mara.

Day 5: MASAI MARA (B, L, D)

Today you are taken on an extensive game drive into the reserve. See crocodiles and hippos happily resting in the water. Later, you will drive even deeper into the reserve on an afternoon game drive. How you have good chances of seeing herds of wildebeests, elephants, buffaloes, zebras, rhinos, leopards and. Perhaps you will even see a majestic pride of lions! Overnight at the lodge in Masai Mara.

Day 6: NAIROBI (B, L, D)

Today you depart for Nairobi in our safari van Enroute there is a stop at the edge of the Great Rift Valley, to gain a magnificent view of the Valley and two dormant volcanoes nearby. Later, we visit the Giraffe Centre. Here you will gain an opportunity to get up and close and personal with the giraffes and to feed them too. Later you are taken on a short orientation tour of Nairobi. Overnight in Nairobi.

Day 7: NGORONGORO (B, L, D)

Today you will take a flight to Kilimanjaro Airport and you are driven to the Ngorongoro Crater – the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera! It was formed two-three million years ago, when a huge volcanic mountain, rivalling Mt. Kilimanjaro in size, exploded and collapsed on itself. Thanks to its physical beauty as well as its status as one of the finest game viewing areas in Africa, this crater has been dubbed by some as the 8th Wonder of the World! Overnight in Ngorongoro.

Day 8: SERENGETI (B, L, D)

After breakfast, you will be taken for a tour of the Ngorongoro Crater. After you descend into the crater you have great chances of seeing some of the many kinds of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor – including zebras, buffaloes, hyenas, wildebeests and lions. The Ngorongoro Crater was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, as part of the larger Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which includes two other volcanos. Later we drive to Serengeti National Park. Overnight at the lodge at Lake Serengeti.

Day 9: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)

This morning you are taken on a game drive into Serengeti National Park, Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, which is also a World Heritage Site. It is famed for its annual migration, during which when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelles join the wildebeests’ trek in search of fresh grazing lands. At other times too, the Serengeti National Park offers scintillating game-viewing: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle. Overnight at the lodge in Lake Serengeti.

Day 10: LAKE MANYARA (B, L, D)

Early in the morning, you are driven to Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s smaller and most underrated parks. Here hot springs, heated by underground volcanic activity, flow over sulphur-encrusted rocks into the lake. Here you may see hippopotami, families of elephants, or even Lake Manyara’s famous population of tree-climbing lions (although sighting them is becoming increasingly rare). There are great birdwatching opportunities too.

Day 13: RETURN HOME (B)

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, After breakfast, your ‘Untamed Tanzania with Kenya’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your SOTC holiday. ‘Hamba kakuhle, Sala kakuhle, & Tsamaya sentle’ till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – IL=International Lunch – D=Dinner – ID=International Dinner – LD=Local Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107